Three years down the line, it has evolved into one of the most popular web-development templates and is now used but thousands of websites. This post lists some of the best Bootstrap tools and resources for developers that will speed up their development time and improve their designs.
You can minimize the size of Bootstrap’s files down to the last byte by selecting only the elements (tables, jQuery plugins, user forms, etc.) you need. This tool helps you select individual Bootstrap elements, compile the CSS including the minified version the download the customized version.
This tool focuses on the design components of Bootstrap elements. You get a ton of meticulous tools to customize buttons, typography, forms and other elements. Once you’ve realized your design, its ready for download.
A completely free CDN for Bootstrap and its counterparts, generously hosted by MaxCDN. They recently broke a record of 6TB bandwidth and 3.38 billion requests in 24 hours. Their Popular Files page will give you an idea of just how many sites use Bootstrap.
Bootsnipp is a snippet gallery for Bootstrap web developers, with the ability to view, share and save snippets. Some popular snippets include:
A collection of fifteen open-source Bootstrap templates released under the MIT License. You can download the minified CSS or LESS file of each of these templates.
Wrap Bootstrap popular marketplace for premium Bootstrap templates with ranging from $4 to $55 and categories lie:
- Landing pages
- Admin dashboards
- WordPress Themes built with Bootstrap
The official showcase of beautifully crafted, inspirational websites using Bootstrap. It is designed and maintained by @mdo – co-creator of Bootstrap.
Bootstrap Themes @ Themeforet
Themeforest now has the largest collection of premium bootstrap themes and is a must have resource for any developer designing using the framework. They also include many bootstrap css packs.
A bundle of 35+ Bootstrap templates at $9 (normally $75).
Bootstrap Image Galley
This is an extension to blueimp Gallery, which displays images and videos in the modal dialog of the Bootstrap framework. Features include swipe, mouse and keyboard navigation, transition effects, fullscreen support and on-demand content loading.
Fbootstrapp facilitates development of Facebook iframe apps. It gives your project a “Facebook look” with all its elements styled accordingly.
This snippet features a nifty little login form in the navigation bar.
WordPress Twitter Bootstrap CSS
Kickstrap is a Bootstrap boilerplate for advanced web development.
Bootstro is unique pop-up display function for Bootstrap. It is very useful for building guided tours.
Pingendo is a powerful visual desktop application for building websites using Bootstrap framework. It supports Windows, Mac and Linux.
Jetstrap is an all-in-one, web-based premium Bootstrap development toolkit, designed for beginners and veterans alike. Plans start at $24 a month and includes a ton of useful features.
19. Bootstrap Tags
Bootstrap Tags is a jQuery plugin which extends Bootstrap to include tagging functionality. It also includes unique features such as auto-suggestions, popovers, exclusions and filters.
20. Fuel UX
Fuel UX extends Bootstrap to include components required in web-apps such as combo box, pillbox, radio buttons, spinners (counters) and wizards.